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June 25th

Helen M. Long

June 25, 2014

Helen M. Long passed away on Monday, June 23, 2014.  She was the eldest daughter of Sam and Nellie Blanche Ingram's seven children.  She was born on August 18, 1924 in Blytheville, Arkansas.  She moved to Starkville, MS in 1967.  She was the owner of a ladies clothing store during the 1970's.  She retired after working several years in the admissions office of Oktibbeha County Hospital.

Outlaw's circle of trust helps camp be success

June 25, 2014

Not many people get to be part of a professional athlete’s circle of trust.
With Starkville’s Travis Outlaw, the list includes mostly relatives along with a few valued friends that the NBA star might as well be “family.”

Davis of SHS plans to play for Memphis

June 25, 2014

There was one primary reason why Starkville High School quarterback Brady Davis chose June 24 to make his college destination known to the public.
Davis didn't want the recruiting process to be a distraction while he was leading the Yellowjackets to the best possible season they can have this fall.

All in this together: The efforts of area high school coaches does not go unnoticed by MSU's Cohen

June 25, 2014

Mississippi State head baseball coach John Cohen values the relationship he has with the high school and junior college coaches in Mississippi.
When it comes to the Bulldogs or any of the other colleges in the state having success, Cohen knows the high school and junior colleges have to be a big part of that.
He respects the job high school coaches do to keep their programs going.

Samuel no longer with MSU football team

June 25, 2014

A Mississippi State spokesperson confirmed Wednesday that tight end Artimas Samuel is no longer on the football team.
The news was first reported by Bulldawgs 247. 
Samuel would have been entering his sophomore season with the Bulldogs this fall. He went through spring drills, but decided to leave the team this summer. No reason was given for his departure. 

Dish 'thrilled' to be SEC Network provider

June 25, 2014

Fans of the Southeastern Conference have always been passionate about their teams and the league their teams play in.
That passion caught Dish Network's eye and the television provider decided to jump on the bandwagon that is the SEC.
It was announced in early March that Dish was going to be the first television provider to carry the SEC Network nationwide when it launches on August 14. 

Cochran survives Senate runoff - Incumbent handily carries Oktibbeha County again

June 25, 2014

Six-term incumbent Senator Thad Cochran held a firm majority over opponent State Senator Chris McDaniel again in Oktibbeha County for the June 24 Senate Republican runoff election.

Cochran received 3,406 votes (70.37percent) to McDaniel’s 1,432 votes (29.59 percent).

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SSD budget includes raises; project funding

June 25, 2014

Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway presented the district’s proposed fiscal year 2015 budget to the Board of Education and members of the public at a Tuesday evening public hearing.

The board will vote on the budget at its July 8 regular meeting.

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Authorities deem recent shooting as ‘self-defense’

June 25, 2014

Authorities do not expect to file any criminal charges in a fatal Webster County shooting incident that left one man dead.

Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell said investigators have determined the shooting, which occurred between 7 and 8 p.m. Saturday night in the Clarkson community in east Webster County, occurred in self-defense.

Camp Jigsaw helps campers deal with life’s challenges

June 25, 2014

Originally, Camp Jigsaw’s schedule called for campers to visit the Mississippi Horse Park Monday afternoon, but rain prevented it.

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